Two city employees struck by vehicle while working are reported to still be critical; third is not in any danger..

News 100 redBy Staff

May 14, 2015


Three City of Burlington employees were engaged in landscaping work on a centre island median on Walkers Line, south of Berton Avenue.

At 9:30 am, the driver of a northbound Nissan Pathfinder lost control of the vehicle and mounted the island median.

Walkers Line at Berton

Scene of the accident that seriously injured three city employees who were working on the median island.

The Nissan struck all three landscapers, then came to rest on the grass at the east side of the roadway.

Two males, age 19 and 22, were transported to Hamilton General Hospital with critical injuries. They are presently in stable condition.

The third worker, a 34 year old female, was transported to Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The 51 year old male driver was not injured.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation, but police have ruled out alcohol and cellular device usage. The police have not released the name of the driver of the Nissan.

This investigation is continuing and police are requesting anyone with information to contact Detective Constable Greg Cormier at 905-825-4747 ext. 5066.

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